WHAT DO YOU RECOMMEND
Add official support for the ARM64 architecture on the Linux platform.
HOW COULD IT BE DONE
Create Linux builds targetting the ARM64 architecture and add them to the downloads page (and to different package managers once anytype is out of alpha).
REAL WORLD USE CASES
One could be using Asahi Linux on Apple hardware or Pinebook Pro and might want to use AnyType.
N/A. Apple Silicon users can switch back to Mac or Android users can connect their devices to their computer and control the app from there but neither of them not real solutions.
The MacOS platform already has support for ARM64, so developing & testing shouldn’t be much of an issue.
ss taken from download.anytype.io:
Since Anytype is an electron app, as far as I am reading, the app just needs built on an ARM-based distribution of Linux, so ultimately the team would have to get and use a device that runs and ARM-based distro, make some modifications so that the build is successful, and then it would be good to go. Check out this article here: Quick Guide to Building Electon Apps For ARM Linux and the Raspberry Pi | Beekeeper Studio. This would be a good idea so that Anytype can be run on any device.
And … this would add support for those long lasting ARM based Chromebooks!
For those who are unaware, you can track the progress of Linux ARM support on this github issue: Publish linux ARM binaries · Issue #83 · anyproto/anytype-ts · GitHub